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Altoona Noon News & Features: Monday, March 26

by on March 26, 2012 10:30 AM

Altoona is in the news all over cyberspace. We post links to the most noteworthy local stories every weekday in Noon News & Features.

Here is Monday's offering:

Three Dealers Arrested: A Huntingdon County man texted the driver who was late delivering 3,699 packets of heroin that could sell for $100,000 on the streets.

Dancer redirects academic focus to biology major: Not all college students have the drive that Maria Fusco of Altoona has, a Point Park University professor said.

Winter Heat: A mild winter and early spring-like weather produced mixed results for some area businesses.

Alvarez won't start in Triple A: Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez will start the season in the big leagues if he's healthy rather than go back to Triple-A, general manager Neal Huntington said Sunday.

PSU students march for Trayvon MartinStudents at Penn State Altoona walked as a tribute to 17-year-old Trayvon Martin whose killer has not been arrested due to Florida laws.



Ben Jones covers Penn State football and basketball for StateCollege.com. He's on Twitter as @Ben_Jones88.
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